# breakthrough - Wednesday 10 June, 2015
The woman had fragments of her ovary frozen before undergoing chemotherapy at the age of 14.
# breakthrough - Wednesday 27 May, 2015
The results of the trial showed the treatment could lengthen survival by years in some patients.
# breakthrough - Thursday 5 March, 2015
The former ECB president may take questions when he visits Dublin next month – but not in Leinster House.
# breakthrough - Wednesday 25 February, 2015
Medication designed for Ava has meant that she no longer needs an insulin pump and can now live at home.
# breakthrough - Tuesday 17 February, 2015
Scientists have discovered a common process across inflammatory conditions.
# breakthrough - Thursday 5 February, 2015
The youngster had been left in limbo owing to a dispute over compensation.
# breakthrough - Tuesday 2 December, 2014
As the virus adapts to the human immune system in order to survive longer, it weakens its own ability to cause disease, according to new research.
# breakthrough - Thursday 13 November, 2014
“It’s a step towards knowing what we can do to potentially develop cures.”
# breakthrough - Saturday 25 October, 2014
So far three people have received hearts in this way.
# breakthrough - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
The surgery is being hailed as an “historic change” for those with spinal injuries.
# breakthrough - Thursday 2 October, 2014
Bad, bad, bad, cholesterol.
# breakthrough - Wednesday 1 October, 2014
A breakthrough in research in the US suggests that depression could soon by diagnosed via a blood test.
# breakthrough - Wednesday 24 September, 2014
The experiment could deliver a breakthrough in successfully growing crops in harsh conditions on earth.
# breakthrough - Monday 15 September, 2014
A new radiation treatment could lengthen the lives of those suffering from small-cell lung cancer.
# breakthrough - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
Researchers at AMBER and the School of Physics, TCD, discovered a method of creating wearable sensors by adding graphene to rubber bands.
# breakthrough - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
The gel can break down the protective biofilm surrounding resistant superbugs without damaging healthy cells.
# breakthrough - Friday 25 July, 2014
Inform Bioscience will sign the agreement with Mayo Clinic next week to develop a test to detect preeclampsia in pregnancy.
# breakthrough - Thursday 24 July, 2014
This time it relates to measuring nanoscopic changes in an object’s elasticity.
# breakthrough - Tuesday 1 July, 2014
Scientists from AMBER in Trinity College Dublin have discovered a new magnetic material called MRG, which could allow for the development of superfast technology and energy efficient data storage.
# breakthrough - Tuesday 29 April, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry denied allegations that he said Israel risks becoming an “apartheid state”.
# breakthrough - Thursday 17 April, 2014
The four parties have agreed on a way forward following half a day of talks, including a call to disband armed groups that have taken over buildings.
# breakthrough - Thursday 27 March, 2014
Researchers in California say they have “clear and direct evidence” that autism begins during early brain development.
# breakthrough - Wednesday 26 March, 2014
Around 400,000 people in Ireland suffer from osteoarthritis.
# breakthrough - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
Good work, Andrei Linde.
# breakthrough - Sunday 2 February, 2014
The Ulster winger finished off a fine, sweeping move in first half injury time.
# breakthrough - Monday 27 January, 2014
Eamon Collins was beaten and stabbed in 1999 while out walking his dogs.
# breakthrough - Friday 1 November, 2013
The new drug can stop people from having to be admitted to nursing homes, those in charge of the drug trial claim.
# breakthrough - Thursday 29 August, 2013
The settlement will be paid out through medical benefits and injury compensation to more than 4,500 players.
# breakthrough - Thursday 22 August, 2013
The young Leinster back row is eyeing up a starting XV berth when the season begins on September 6.
# breakthrough - Wednesday 15 May, 2013
The breakthrough is one of the most significant developments since Dolly the sheep – and could potentially be used to help diseases like Parkinson’s and MS.
# breakthrough - Tuesday 5 March, 2013
A new research study is investigating how cancer cells spread around the body.
# breakthrough - Saturday 9 June, 2012
The second RAAP/RTE Breakthrough Bursary for emerging musicians will see €24,500 in prize money and guaranteed radio air play on RTE stations for the winners.
# breakthrough - Tuesday 29 May, 2012
The Dubliner will play in his second Major tournament after qualifying at Walton Heath.
# breakthrough - Wednesday 22 February, 2012
# breakthrough - Monday 16 January, 2012
A fluorescent dye sprayed onto the food pipe sticks to healthy cells but not cancerous or pre-cancerous ones – which could help detect the early signs of oesophageal cancer.
# breakthrough - Monday 19 September, 2011
Leader of the study, Dr Joe O’Sullivan (pictured) described it as “a huge step forward” in the fight against prostrate cancer.
# breakthrough - Friday 19 August, 2011
The New York teenager made the discovery after being inspired by the patterns that tree branches are laid out in.
# breakthrough - Wednesday 20 July, 2011
The athlete at the centre of the debate about the use of prosthetics in sport has qualified for the Athletics World Championships after clocking a personal best in the 400m.
# breakthrough - Friday 24 June, 2011
A short-term clinical trial funded by Diabetes UK showed that diabetes “can be reversed” using a low-calorie diet.
# breakthrough - Monday 20 June, 2011
Ireland has the largest proportion of cystic fibrosis sufferers in the world and the news has been largely welcomed.